Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

A Saudi Coalition Massacre of Yemeni Fishermen

This latest attack on Yemeni fishermen is consistent with previous attacks on fishing boats and fish markets, and it fits into the systematic campaign of targeting Yemen’s sources of food production.

Posted September 18th, 2018

‘You Are Fueling This War, So Stop Fueling This War’

American-made weapons are used by the Saudi coalition in their frequent attacks on civilian targets, and the coalition’s use of these weapons implicates the U.S. in the war crimes committed with them.

Posted September 18th, 2018

Congress Needs to Force an End to U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

Congress has to force the administration to withdraw from this war, and a war powers challenge is the best available way to do that.

Posted September 17th, 2018

The Starvation of Yemen and the Attack on Hodeidah

There will be many more preventable deaths if the coalition’s Hodeidah offensive continues.

Posted September 16th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

“The Trump administration is defying and lying to Congress.” Oxfam responds to …

Posted September 14th, 2018

Trump’s Unconditional Support for Saudi Coalition War Crimes

Trump and his officials have demonstrated beyond any doubt that their priority is in giving the Saudis and Emiratis virtually everything they want while asking for nothing in return.

Posted September 12th, 2018

Congress Must Act to End U.S. Support for the Saudis in Yemen

The idea that the coalition is making any effort to minimize harm to Yemeni civilians is risible.

Posted September 12th, 2018

The Trump Administration Is Lying to Congress About Yemen

Will lawmakers hold the liars accountable?

Posted September 12th, 2018

Congress’ Deadline for Yemen Certification Has Arrived

The Trump administration will do whatever it can to evade the restrictions that Congress is trying to place on U.S. support for the war on Yemen. Members of Congress need to be prepared to fight back when that happens.

Posted September 11th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why does the U.S. support war crimes in Yemen? Paul Pillar objects …

Posted September 7th, 2018

Trump’s Iran Stunt and ‘International Order’

The Trump administration has absolutely no credibility to chide any other government about lack of respect for international order when it has made a habit of running roughshod over it.

Posted September 7th, 2018

Treat MbS as the War Criminal He Is

Mohammed bin Salman is an unabashed war criminal, and an honest assessment of his real record requires acknowledging that.

Posted September 5th, 2018

Congress’ Deadline for Yemen Certification Approaches

Pompeo cannot honestly review this record and conclude that the Saudi coalition is doing any of the things that Congress has required.

Posted September 5th, 2018

It Is Time to End U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

When will the U.S. follow suit?

Posted September 4th, 2018

Trump’s Pointless U.N. Stunt

If one wanted to find someone to deliver a rebuke to Iran, one could scarcely ask for a worse, less credible messenger than Trump.

Posted September 4th, 2018

No, the Saudis Aren’t ‘Defending Themselves’

The record shows that the Saudis and Emiratis are the international aggressors here.

Posted September 3rd, 2018

The Saudi Coalition’s War Crime Denialism

The Saudi coalition response to the outrage over this massacre has been to defend the decision to blow up the bus with the most ridiculous and insulting claims possible.

Posted September 3rd, 2018